Category Archives: beginner’s luck

The Woollen trousers

Eldest daughter has a beloved pair of jeans, bought from a charity shop that are at the end of their life, the original fabric having worn through on the seat and crotch. She asked whether I had the skills to … Continue reading

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The winter coat

So, at the GBSB live show I bought too much fabric but some of it I just couldn’t resist. Take this wool/silk mix from Fabworks Mill with flecks of all my favourite colours. I fell in love with it as soon … Continue reading

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The patchwork bedcover -progress

So I have now finished my first ever patchwork and quilted item. Since my previous post I have swapped out the two offending adjacent pickle jar items as I knew they would get progressively more annoying. I also found some … Continue reading

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